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Busing #17389

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 08, 1971
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(Studio) Move begins in House to forbid busing to achieve desegregation by passing constitutional amendment; Boston, Massachusetts, and Pontiac, Michigan, protest busing.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pontiac, Michigan) Film shows police moving protesters from path of buses; school attendance low; many parents registering children for freedom school. [Mrs. Dorothy DRUMM - doesn't want 8 children bused all over town; will know where children are if attend freedom school.] State police arrive to help enforce busing.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(Studio) Busing widely accepted in Mobile, Alabama.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Mobile, Alabama) 25,000 children being bused to school. [Unidentified STUDENT - tries to explain what to do for another student.] [Fred HARRIS - says parents bi-racial committee has been explaining plan to parents; cooperation excellent.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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